Wilburworld of Science

Notes/Lab:  Using a Compound Light Microscope - Students label the basic structures and function of a Compound LM and then follow step by step procedures in order to learn important concepts, such as field of view, depth of field, total magnification power, etc. Varied structures between different LM's are compared as well as different types of slide mounts.  Students learn how to properly and efficiently use compound light microscopes in order to view, analyze and compare tissue samples.  
Lab: Immersion Oil Microscopy - Students learn how to use the oil immersion lens for observation of extremely small specimens at 1000X total magnification power.
Lab:  Tissue Biopsies - Students fix, slice, mount and stain tissue samples onto a slide, while preserving the histological structure and integrity of the tissue/cells.  

After completing this lab, students will 
  • be able to use a microtome to create a tissue biopsy
  • know common types of biopsies and the purpose of performing them
  • understand how stains allow us to visualize and identify cellular components
Lab:  Pathology Report - Students read and analyze sample pathology reports.  
After completing this lab, students will
  • be able to identify the components of a pathology report and explain the information included in each
  • understand how stains allow us to visualize and identify cellular components
Lab: Analysis of Tissue Samples - Students observe various prepared slides of tissue samples as well as micrographs and determine if samples are normal or ...

After completing this lab, students will 
  • understand how diseased cells/tissues appear differently then healthy cells/tissues
Watch:  HOUSE Episode -  Meaning -

Pleural effusion
Cardiac tamponade
Tuberculosis
Vasculitis
Scurvy
Astrocytoma
Hypothalmic dysregulation
Addison's Disease
Cortisol 
Ketamine


      

Disease Diagnostics         
Unit 2: Doctors & Tech's - Diagnostic Tools & Techniques
Microscopy, Biopsies & Tissue Pathology
Quiz:  Microscopy, Biopsies & Tissue Pathology
Extra Stuff!

Review Worksheet - 
100 pts
Nov 12, Tues, Day C
Nov 13, Wed, Day D
Nov 15, Fri, Day F
Notes:  Using a Compound Light Microscope 

Students label the basic structures and function of a Compound LM.  

After completing this activity, students will
  • know all light microscope  parts & functions

Lab:  Using a Compound Light Microscope 

Students follow step by step procedures in order to learn important concepts, such as field of view, depth of field, total magnification power, etc. Varied structures between different LM's are compared as well as different types of slide mounts.  Students learn how to properly and efficiently use compound light microscopes in order to view, analyze and compare microscopic evidence.  

After completing this activity, students will
  • know all light microscope & stereo-microscope parts & functions
  • Understand the inverse relationship between field-of-view and power of magnification, and that observation of 3-D specimens requires depth-of-field manipulation



Nov 14, Thur, Day E
Nov 18, Mon, Day A
Alternate Assignment
Nov 19, Tues, Day B
Nov 20, Wed, Day C
Nov 21, Thur, Day D
Nov 22, Fri, Day E
Nov 25, Mon, Day F
Nov 26, Tues, Day A
Nov 27, Wed, Day B
3rd period class only
Bioethical Decision-Making Model:  Donating Tissue for Research
Students research and work through a bioethics organizer worksheet from the perspective of multiple stakeholders with various values. 

After completing this research, discussion and debate, students will
  • understand that advances in science and technology often create ethical, legal and social issues that must be addressed by society
  • recognize that there are numerous stakeholders involved in any bioethical dilemma, each with their own unique perspective
Pictionary Review Game
Dec 2, Mon, Day C
Dec 3, Tues, Day D